English - Vietnamese Dictionary
core /kɔ:/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- lõi, hạch (quả táo, quả lê...)
- điểm trung tâm, nòng cốt, hạt nhân
- the core of a subject: điểm trung tâm của một vấn đề, điểm chính của một vấn đề
- the core of an organization: nòng cốt của một tổ chức
- (kỹ thuật) nòng, lõi, ruột
- (nghĩa bóng) đáy lòng, thâm tâm, nơi thầm kín nhất
- in my heart's core: tận đáy lòng tôi
- rotten to the core: thối nát đến tận xương tuỷ
+the center of an object
+a small group of indispensable persons or things
+the central part of the Earth
+the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
+a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill
+an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality
+the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
+the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place
+a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil
+remove the core or center from
Advanced English Dictionary
1 centre, heart, middle, nucleus, inside(s):
Remove the core of the apple first.
2 essence, marrow, heart, pith, gist, quintessence, sum and substance:
The core of the problem is her refusal to consider any alternative.
3 pit, seed:
The pie might have tasted better if you'd cored the apples first.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 the hard central part of a fruit such as an apple, that contains the seeds
2 the central part of an object: the earth's core + the core of a nuclear reactor + The standards of housing and education are often lower in the older urban cores (= the centres of towns or cities). + (figurative) Concern for the environment is at the core of our policies.
3 the most important part of sth: the core of the argument + core subjects (= subjects that all the students have to do) + the core curriculum + the core activities of the job
4 a small group of people who take part in a particular activity: He gathered a small core of advisers around him.
See also - HARD CORE
Idioms: to the core so that the whole of a thing or a person is affected: She was shaken to the core by the news. + He's a politician to the core (= in all his attitudes, beliefs and actions).
+ verb [VN] to take out the core of a fruit: You need four cooking apples, cored and sliced.
Each fibre has a hollow core trapping still air and aiding warmth. (figurative) There was a hollow core of sadness inside me.
| solid | copper, iron, etc. | reactor
nuclear reactor cores
| central, essential, inner, innermost, very
This is seen as the central core of the government's policy. A new spirit welled up from the very core of the nation.
a common core of shared understanding about law and government
A hard core of supporters, mostly teenage girls, gathered at the airport to see the star arrive.
the emotional core of her music
VERB + CORE
form, make up
These ideas formed the core of his philosophy.
| get to
We want to get to the core of the problem.
CORE + NOUN
activity, area, course, curriculum, discipline, module, programme, skill, subject
the core area of management studies Students study five core subjects.
| component, element, group | business, service
We need to stop this expansion and concentrate on the core business.
| belief, value | vocabulary
at sth's ~
At the core of our convictions is belief in individual liberty.
| to the ~
She was shaken to the core by the news. He's a politician to the core (= in all his attitudes, beliefs and actions).
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